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|amnion amniocentesis amniotic fluid-produced by fetal membranes and the fetus.
|bartholin gland bartholinitis-a bartholin cyst is a fluid-filled sac caused by blockage of a duct from the Bartholin gland. If bacterial infection occurs, an abscess may form.
|cervix, neck endocervicitis
|vagina colposcopy-is used to evaluate a patient with an abnormal Pap test.
|cul-de-sac culdocentesis-a needle is placed through the posterior wall of the vagia and fluid is withdrawn for diagnostic purposes.
|vulva episiotomy-an incision through the skin of the perineum enlarges the vaginal orifice for delivery. the incision is repaired by perineorrhaphy.
|milk galactorrhea-abnormal, persistent discharge of milk, commonly seen with pituitary gland tumors.
|woman, female gynecomastia-enlargement of breasts in a male. It often occurs with puberty or aging, or the condition can be drug-related.
|uterus, womb hysterectomy-Total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) is removal of the entire uterus (including the cervix) through an abdominal incision.
|milk lactation the normal secretion of milk.
|breast inframammary-infra- means below.
|breast mastitis-Usually caused by streptococcal or staphylococcal infection.
|menses, menstruation amenorrhea-absence of menses for 6 months or for longer than three of the patient's normal menstrual cycles.
|uterus metrorrhagia-abnormally heavy or long menstrual periods. Fibroids are leading cause of menorrhagia.
|muscle, muscle tumor myomectomy-removal of fibroids (myomas) from the uterus.
|pregnancy and childbirth From the Latin obstetrix, midwife.
|egg oogenesis oocyte-immature ovum.
|ovary oophorectomy-Oophor/o means to bear (phor/o) eggs (o/o). In a bilateral oophorectomy, both ovaries are removed.
|egg ovum-Mature egg cell.
|to bear oophoritis
|fallopian tubes salpingectomy-a total hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo- oophorectomy (BSO).
|uterus uterine prolapse
|vagina vaginal orifice-an orifice is an opening.
|vulva vulvovaginitis vulvodynia-Chronic pain (with no identifiable cause) tha affects the vulvar area (labia, clitoris, and vaginal opening).